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Mother of Irish prime minister Enda Kenny dies

Eithne Kenny, the mother of the Irish prime minister, Enda Kenny, has died.

Mrs Kenny who was 93, died in Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar on Saturday surrounded by her family.

The Irish government and political leaders have extended their condolences to the Kenny family.

Mrs Kenny, was born in Glencolmcille, County Donegal, and was involved in politics for six decades.

She is survived by her four sons and daughter.

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